What to do. What to see. What to hear. We pick some of the top events of the week in Oman.
Axis Events is back with the party of the summer, kicking off at the Park Inn on Thursday, August 2. Dutch DJ icon ROSH will be at the decks spinning his unique brand of technical mixology for your aural pleasure. Sharing the DJ booth with the likes of Martin Garrix, The Chainsmokers, and Hardwell, ROSH is the latest noisemaker from The Netherlands you won’t want to miss out on live! Tickets are RO 10 per person, and the event will be 21+. Ladies enter free before 10pm. Call 9779-8111 to reserve your tickets or VIP table reservation.
Grab the family this weekend and head to the Shangri-La Bar Al Jissah Resort & Spa for a day on the water. The hotel is offering an RO50 credit voucher to use at their state-of-the-art watersports centre, per-room, per-night-stay. Try your hand at hydro jet-packing, windsurfing, stand-up paddling, jet-skiing and more. Plus they’re offering free snorkelling sessions! The offer also includes a 4pm late checkout and a 25% discount at the resort’s many restaurants and lounges. Call 2477-6666 for more details.
Watch Oman’s top young sailors enter the fifth edition of the Oman Sailing Championship starting today in Sur. One hundred and thirty sailors aged 10 to 17 will compete on the water at the Sur Sailing School. Funded by Oman LNG, competitors from three Oman Sail schools in Seeb, Al Bustan, and Musannah will go head-to-head in this colourful race held over eight days. As part of the event, race officer Abdul Rahman Arshad will also conduct a clinic for Oman Sail coaches. For more information visit www.omansail.com.
UK producer, mix-master and resident DJ at three of the hottest nightclubs in Bangkok, DJ Swindali is bringing his signature sound to the Sheraton Oman Hotel’s Turbine and Taps on Thursday, August 2. With his music featured on BBC Radio 1, Beatport, Exiled Asia and more, Muscat party people can get pumped to hit the dancefloor to his roster of EDM, hip-hop, trap and more. Entry is free for ladies, while gents pay RO10. Dress code is smart-casual, and the party will rock from 10:00 p.m. till 3:00 a.m. For VIP reservations call 9709-8681, or 9114-5259.